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Get Your Feet Prepped for Sandal Season

Did you know that up to 33 million Americans suffer from onychomycosis? What is onychomycosis? It’s the obvious thickening and yellowing of the nail and it can produce additional discomfort such as ingrown nails and lead to infections such as athlete’s foot and bacterial infections. We here an Ankle N Foot centers are committed to try to …

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How to Get Your Feet Ready For Get Lucky 7K or Half Marathon

Though it might be frightfully cold out there, running season is about to kick off in the next few weeks. Are you ready? Whether you’re running in the 7K or half marathon Get Lucky event, it’s important that you take care of your feet during your training.  Many people experience foot or ankle pain that …

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Dr Oz Has No Clue about Foot Surgery

This Chicago Podiatrist who is Board Certified in Foot & Ankle Surgery & Orthopedics says that people who do not do Foot & Ankle Surgery should not be considered experts—like Dr Oz. Bunion surgery from experts usually has minimal pain, discomfort & disability. Bunionectomy recovery time may also be as rapid as several weeks. The …

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Chicago Podiatrist Treats Bunions

The Chicago Podiatrists at the AnkleNfootCenters use the latest techniques to do bunion surgery & return their patients to their activities much faster than most hospitals & clinics! The Chicago Podiatrists of AnkleNFootCenters.com are specialists in orthopedics and sports medicine. We are located in Chicago & Elmhurst Dr George Tsatsos, Svetlana Zats & Dr Mariano …

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Chicago Podiatrist Treats Heel Pain

This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says…Heel pain on the bottom of your foot & pain after inactivity to activity may indicate plantar fasciitis. Best treatment may be  stretching & wearing heel lifts until it quiets down. If the condition becomes chronic-then come see the …

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Update on Jon Jones Open Fracture of the Big Toe

These kind of open toe phalangeal fractures can be an infection problem and depending on the amount of breakage, tough to fix. The pieces of bone usually are put together like a jig-saw puzzle-depending on the size & condition of the bone fragments of the big toe. Sometimes additional bone may be needed for a …

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Jon Jones toe injury fracture

Bog Toe Open Fracture-Jon JonesJon Jones toe injury fracture.

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Jon Jones toe injury fracture

bleacherreport.com/articles/1621515-jon-jones-injury-updates-on-ufc-stars-toe-following-victory-vs-chael-sonnen Jon Jones appeared to have suffered an open fracture of the proximal ( there are 2)  phalanx of the big toe (hallux). The Doctors at the AnkleNFootCenters.com are experts at these kind of injuries. Dr Zats,  the Surgical Director of  the AnkleNFootCenters.com did a Fellowship in Germany which treated complicated fractures of the foot, ankle …

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I am 78 years old & have numb feet at bedtime. Will magnesium help?

Dear Pat, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says… A treatment for numb feet (as described) may be magnesium, among others. For magnesium, the RDI (recommended daily intake) for adult males is 420 mg a day, but the actual dietary intake may be only @ …

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Orthotics & Shoe Size

Q: A long time ago as a kid I was diagnosed as having “floppy feet” and they tend to be wide towards the end. I at one time had shoe inserts which probably set my mother back $100, but I never wore them. They weren’t terribly comfortable. I was wondering. Are the benefits better for …

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